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nation and as one people. >> reporter: president obama says he congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign. >> the romney family chosen to give back to america through public service and that is the legacy we honor tonight. >> reporter: instead of a narrow victory, president obama scored a decisive win in the electoral college and he acknowledged the volunteers that helped make that possible. >> to the best campaign team and volunteers in the history of politics. [ cheers and applause ] >> we love our president. he did an awesome job. four more years. >> glad to have him back. >> it is a wonderful night. >> the president says he is looking forward to reachingitute republicans to solve problems -- reaching out to republicans to solve problems. >> it is better the second time around. always better the second time around. >> the crowds are going home, the party is over, the president returns to washington, d.c. for another four years. the question is, will he find cooperation that he talked about in this speech. in chicago, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> mitt romney
romney's campaign and president obama's campaign. ktvu's ken pritchett in chicago and the three key swing states the president visited today. ken? >> reporter: the president will not arrive in chicago till after midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco. working the campaign on the road. >> i went to nevada and then here to chicago. >> reporter: theeft is not -- the effort is not on illinois. they are calling out of state. >> reporter: why are you calling? >> we
tuesday. as expected, president obama and governor romney see the report differently. romney calls it stagnation. >> today, we learn that it's actually 7.9%, and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> the republican presidential nominee also says voters will decide next tuesday between what he calls stagnation, and prosperity. >>> president obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last 8 month. >> the president said despite another month of job growth, there is still more work to do. and only on 2 tonight, a last look at california voters sentiment towards the presidential race. what is motivating them to vote for or against the candidate, and how the vice presidential picks are impacting votes. >>> we talk a lot about crime in oakland, but oakland is the scene of a huge party on the first friday of eve
in disaster preparedness money. romney has also talked about making some of their services private in the past. a new york times report said that grants to local first responders have been cut 43% over the past two years. >> the gravy train may be ending somewhat, there is money going back but i could see that being hurt. >> reporter: the obama administration and the romney campaign have both softened their stance on fema cuts over the past few days. >> a 44-year-old facing charges in connection with an arson fire that damaged the law offices of the vallejo mayor. maude love pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson. the september 29th fire destroyed much of davis's law office. family members said that love suffer from mental illness. >> the vp hit the campaign trail in florida telling supporters that a romney presidenty would be bad news for women. >> imagine, imagine what the 40 years of progress, women have made in that country would -- what happened to it after four years of the romney appointed supreme court. >> reporter: the vice president held a rally in sarasota. he said he hopes
: it is down to the wire in a close election. president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are focusing on the battleground state in their last weekend -- battleground states in their last weekend. president obama honed in on the economic plan. >> asks the wealthiest americans to pay more. at the time the republican congress and a certain senate candidate by the name of mitt romney said bill clinton's plan would kill jobs. sounds familiar. doesn't it? turns out his math was just as bad then as it is now. >> mitt romney shot back. >> president obama tried to convince you the last four years have been a success. and so his plan for the next 4 years is to take all the ideas from the first term, the stimulus, borrowing, obama care and do them over again. he calls that plan forward. i call it forewarned. >> reporter: they hit the trail sunday, vice president joe biden spent the day in ohio. paul ryan in ohio, minnesota and colorado. it is not just about convincing undecided voters but to make sure all of their supporters go to the poles. ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now,
, the president accused mitt romney of using his talents as a salesman to dress up the policies that failed our country. and president obama said mitt romney would enact tax cuts that favor the wealthy. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i will reach across the aisle and make with good democrats that love american and there are good democrats like that. i am going to meet with them once a year -- >> they mocked president obama's idea to create a secretary of business. he said adding another person to the cabinet won't add jobs on main street. >> the campaigns are still asking for money. with 5 days now till the election you may be wondering why there are still so many requests for donations, the money is needed to help get out the vote. >> they are paying stipens to people who are knocking on doors. >> the winner could depend on who does the best job on getting people to vote. money isologist needed to -- is also needed to pay off campaign debts. how will you vote? take our facebook quiz and find out how they align with your views. just "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the
on the wealthy. >>> with the election behind them, president obama and mitt romney had lunch together tonight at the white house. cameras got a glimpse at mitt romney. the lunch was private. it lasted over an hour and the white house said the president did not have an agenda here. the president prompted to meet with mitt romney to discuss how they could work together. and the menu, the white house said white turkey chilly and southwestern grilled chicken salad. >>> fewer americans filed unemployment claims last week. 393,000 people filed for jobless claims. it was the second straight decline. the u.s. labor market has been showing signs of improvement after more hiring and fewer job cuts. >>> on wall street today, the dow is up 36 to 13,021. the nasdaq is up 20 at 3,012. the s&p is up 6 at 1,415. >>> we have just learned that one of last night's powerball winners is expected to come forward tomorrow. the jackpot was $588 million. that is the highest ever for powerball. officials say one ticket was sold in arizona, another in missouri. the winners could each take $192 million before taxes. >>>
. the pig was wrapped in a mitt romney t-shirt. a passer by thought it was a dead body. >> i thought it was a dead body because of the way he approached it. when he lifted the shirt he saw the head wrapped in barbed wire. >> police say they're investigating this incident as an illegal dumping of an animal carcass. >> new leadership for the church of england. the corporate background he brings to his faith and his position on some of today's more controversial topics. >> are they ready for the flugtags? some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. >>> thousands of protestiers are calling on the egyptian government to implement islamic law. 10,000 people packed the square today. the current president favors a gradual implement take of islamic law. critics say the new government should be focused on writing a new constitution and reducing poverty, unemployment and political corruption. >>> police in san diego county say an iraqi american woma
to pressure israel to accept the cease fire now. the israel prime minister who supported mitt romney over president obama made it clear that the ground invasion remains ready. >> but at this time, the right thing for the state of israel is to exhaust this opportunity to obtain a long-term cease fire. roch after eight days of violence, there is little to celebrate. and the violence intensified before the truce was announced. in tel aviv, a bomb blast aboard a crowded public bus injured two dozen israelis. >> we were sitting at home, and suddenly there was the loud sound of a rocket, and all our windows exploded. >> reporter: a palestinian rushed his child to the same hospital where he works, but there was nothing anyone could do to save his two-year-old son. reporting live in the newsroom, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> syrian war planes have been targeting areas held by rebels near damascus today. raids have hit several suburbs to the east and a city to the north. the conflict began with an uprising against the president last year and has grown into a long-term civil war. some 40
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